Author: Hasina Suliman

Overcoming Loneliness

Everyone feels lonely at some time or the other. You can be in a room full of people and still feel completely and  utterly alone. Its important to understand that loneliness is not a fact, its a feeling and often this feeling begins somewhere. You might be yearning for company, or feeling abandoned by your loved ones, You might be experiencing change in your environment, eg. you may have moved to a new town, city or country. Here are 10 ways to help deal with the loneliness. Introspect and realize what’s making you lonely. This will enable you can...

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CPT: Ummi To-Be

UMMI TO BE : preparing the heaven under your feet A SPIRTUAL ANTE-NATAL EXPERIENCE Topics Covered: – Tafseer of selected verses from Surah Maryam – The art of selecting a name – Calculating the Big 120th Day – Duahs for pregnancy and labour – Qur’aan for babies – The Birth of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and more… Speakers: Dr Ameera Adam | Roshaan Misbach When: 26 & 27 January 2019 Time: 09:30 – 16:00 Where: Mediclinic Constantiaberg, Main Board Room Cost: R500 (with all proceeds going towards youth development projects) includes a special goodie bag upon attendance! 🛍🍼 Register:...

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Minder, the Muslim Tinder

Yes Really!  There is such a thing. The ever increasing challenge to find a spouse you click with escalates – especially if you come from the no dating and no free mixing between the genders type of background. Whilst there are a lot of websites out there which are successful in pairing up many couplese, or really awful in terms of the type of individual it might attract. South Africa has limited digital avenue for the average Zainab and Average Yusuf to explore the realm of Halaal Love online. Solution? Enter MINDER , the muslim equivalent of Tinder. https://www.minder.app/...

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Aakhira Goals: Death is Short

As the adage goes, Life is short, but that’s not really a thing – As a muslim, death is short. You are moving from the limitations of the duniya, to the vastness of the aakhira. Actual death is just a moment. The beloved prophet Muhammad SAWS passed away at age 62, in some narrations 63 years old. Consider your life – 63 years minus your current age. That’s how long you have to live, if you’re lucky, Gone are the times where people grew old and frail before passing away, many young people reach their demise with no health...

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20 Lessons from Divorce for Muslimahs

It is important to afford one’s former spouse and the nikah you had with them the dignity of not running each other down. It’s a noble stance. With that said, the years and life will go on, and you will need to contextualize your marriage and divorce, as well as the post divorce identity. This is what I’ve learnt from my Divorce, and I hope it will be beneficial for those who aren’t yet able to articulate their feelings. 1. Marriage and divorce are very sobering 2. Iddah is bearing. It’s painful.  It feels like forever. It feels like...

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